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El Chaltén is found in the heart of Patagonia and form part of the Los Glaciers National Park. It is renowned for spectacular trekking and adventure activities and was named Argentina’ Trekking capital. The natural scenery and the glacial backdrops will accompany you on a range of hiking, climbing and adventure activities. The numerous trekking trails receive many visitors every year visiting its lakes, volcanoes and stunning scenery. Situated on the border of The Argentinian and Chilean Andes of Patagonia, this area was disputed between the countries with Argentina winning the rights over the national Park and its spectacular scenery. It is considered one of the best places in the world to visit due to its natural beauty and this itinerary will provide the fullest experience of its natural prowess, spectacular glaciers and astounding hiking trails.
Special features of our 10 day Chaltén Experience:
Type of Tourism: Adventure, Mountains, glaciers, Nature, Geographical.
Places to Visit: Buenos Aires, Calafate, Moreno glacier, Fitzroy massif and Lake Torre.
Duration: 10 Days and 9 Nights.
Type of Service: Private and shared tours.
Accommodation: Boutique and 3 star accommodation at every destination that you will visit. These hotels had been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and your every need catered for!
On the day that you arrive in the capital, we will head out on a city tour of Buenos Aires. The tour will allow you to experience the beauty and magic of this cultural and cosmopolitan city. The symbolic Obelisk will be our first sight heading to The Plaza de Mayo, the historical and political foundation of the city. We will then visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Government house, the Cabildo, and the Municipality. As we head south, we will pass through the bohemian neighbourhood ...
Today is our “Gaucho” Day!
We will leave the city and head to the country and as we travel the whole panorama changes. From the metropolis of Buenos Aires, we can now appreciate the stunning plains of the Pampa region. Along the way, our guide will give a full insight into gaucho culture and life in general on the estate. This visit will allow us to reconnect with nature as well as learn about this incredible culture of the Gauchos.
We will enjoy a traditio...
Today is a travel day. We will head to the domestic airport for our flight to Calafate. On arrival, we will head to our hotel for dinner and a good evenings rest.
Today we will visit the spectacular Moreno Glacier. Even from the set-off, this is a spectacular trip with incredible views over the Argentino Lake and its Redonda Bay. This area is blessed with a wide variety of bird fauna, including the black neck swan, the flamingo, the vapour duck, the coot and the roody headed goose or as it is locally known, “caiquen”. The eye-catching yellow hues of the surrounding countryside are due to its “coiron” grasslands pas...
Today we will head off to Chaltén with a stop off at La Leona for a Coffee. You will have a free day to settle into your hotel and enjoy the village.
After breakfast, we will enjoy a full day trek to The Torre Lake. We will begin with a slight climb through some woods and as we climb in elevation, we will find ourselves alongside the Fitz Roy River. We will continue onto the stunning viewpoint of the river, canyon and the spectacular Margarita waterfall. The view over the valley of the Fitz Roy River is the perfect backdrop, with the impressive Mount Torre in the distance, forming part of the Adela mountain range. After a short res...
Today we will once more head along the Fitz Roy footpath. The first viewpoint is at the Valley of the Vueltas. After a gentle climb, we will then arrive at the viewpoint of the Fitz Roy massif for incredible views of the glacier. We will then hike for 2 hours until we reach the Río Blanco campsite, the base camp for climbers who will attempt to climb the Fitz Roy mountain's granite peaks. We will then head uphill for an hour until we arrive at the “Laguna de Los Tres, wit...
Full Day Cagliero Experience
After breakfast we will visit “Los Huemules Reserve” located 16 km from the village. The trail passes through three fascinating Lengas forests within a private reserve and away from the busy trekking trails. We will enjoy the unusual view of the northern wall of Fitz Roy. We will continue around the Diablo Lagoon through natural terrain until we reach the beginning of the Via Ferrata. As we climb in altitude, the views become more...
Today we will travel back to Buenos Aires and will arrive at Calafate airport, in time for your flight.
After breakfast, we will take you to the airport for your flight back home or on to your next destination!